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Welcome to IHTSDO

The International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation determines global standards for health terms, an essential part of improving the health of humankind.

We are committed to maintain and grow our leadership as the global experts in healthcare terminology, ensuring that SNOMED CT, our world-leading product is accepted as the global common language for health terms.

Latest news

  • IHTSDO releases Vendor Introduction to SNOMED CT

    April 30, 2015

    As part of launching an extensive programme of vendor engagement, IHTSDO is pleased to announce the release of a Vendor Introduction Guide to SNOMED CT.

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  • IHTSDO seeks clinical experts for SNOMED CT content review projects

    April 13, 2015

    The IHTSDO seeks input on an ongoing basis from individual or groups of clinical specialists internationally who are interested in contributing to reviews of SNOMED CT content to ensure alignment with internationally recognized clinical practice. Current focus of clinical review relates to work on a...

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  • SNOMED CT Foundation Course Applications Open

    March 31, 2015

    Applications are now open for the SNOMED CT Foundation E-Learning Courses, which will start on 1st June, 1st September and 1st December 2015. Each of these course will last for 3 months and during that period applicants must be prepared to commit an average of two to three hours a week to the course...

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  • IHTSDO announces the purchase of B2i Healthcare's Snow Owl Terminology Server

    March 20, 2015

    IHTSDO will work with B2i Healthcare to implement their Snow Owl Terminology Server as a key component of its forthcoming SNOMED CT terminology tooling services

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  • 2015 Call for Applications

    March 10, 2015

    The 2015 Consultant Terminologist Program call for applications is now being made. This mentoring program provides individuals with SNOMED CT authoring experience the opportunity to develop advanced skills in content issue analysis and solution development. Those successfully completing the program ...

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